Thu, Jul 18, 2019
12:45 amDespite marijuana’s calming benefits, parents who use it are more likely to discipline their kids physically
Over 90% of parents who have used marijuana over the past year also reported using alcohol, according to a new study.
12:42 amThe Conversation: A neuroscientist explains how politicians and the media use fear to make us hate without thinking
There is a longstanding history of employing the fear of “the others,” turning humans into illogical ruthless weapons, in service to an ideology. Fear is a very strong tool that can blur humans’ logic and change their behavior, a neuroscientist explains.
12:41 amTax Guy: Sorry — ‘charitable contributions’ won’t help taxpayers get around SALT deduction limits
The IRS has nixed a state-led plan to provide a ‘work around’ for SALT deduction limits.
12:41 amThe Tell: U.S. Treasurys set to succumb to quicksand of rock-bottom yields thanks to trade war: JPMorgan
Bob Michele of JPMorgan says the 10-year Treasury yield will fall as the Federal Reserve joins other central banks’s easier monetary policy stances.
12:39 amThe MarketWatch Q&A: Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles on his new NFL contract, his partnerships — and that famous catch
Foles, the new quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, also spoke with MarketWatch about how much money athletes who frequently switch teams spend on rent.
12:32 amMarket Snapshot: Stocks slip as investors ponder mixed earnings against backdrop of trade dispute
U.S. stocks early Thursday are heading for a third consecutive day of losses, moving further away from record territory as investors wade through corporate earnings, with Netflix results weighing on sentiment.
12:29 amKey Words: This analyst says bullish Netflix sell siders are trafficking in ‘bullshit’
Michael Nathanson of MoffettNathanson offered an interesting view in a note on Netflix Inc.’s disappointing second-quarter earnings release.
12:29 amThe Margin: Former world No. 1 just carded a score at the British Open that should make duffers everywhere feel better about themselves
Early on, it was looking like vintage David Duval. The guy who bumped Tiger Woods from the top of world rankings, a position he had held for 41 straight weeks. The talented ball striker who once shot a 59 to win the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. Then he got to the 5th hole. And then, uh, the 7th.
12:25 amThe Ratings Game: Netflix stock slammed by subscriber miss, but analysts are unfazed
Netflix Inc.’s weaker-than-expected second-quarter subscriber numbers sent its stock sharply lower in premarket trade Thursday, but analysts were unfazed by the miss and said they’re sticking with their full-year forecasts.
12:24 amFutures Movers: U.S. oil prices drop to lowest levels in a month
Earlier gains for oil futures on the back of increased tensions in the Middle East give way to sizable declines Thursday, as prices fall below technical support levels.
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